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RICET, or the Regional Initiative for Cybersecurity Education and Training, was a collaborative effort to build and strengthen a foundation in cybersecurity education, training, and workforce for the Americas. This event provides an opportunity for community members and thought leaders from education, government, industry, and non-profits to explore ways of developing a curriculum for the current and future cybersecurity workforce. This event is hosted by Florida International University and the Organization of American States in cooperation with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education.

The RICET Conference 2022 will take place virtually on Wednesday, November 16th.

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The 2023 NICE Conference & Expo will take place June 5-7, 2022 at the Westin Seattle in Seattle, Washington. The conference will bring together community members and thought leaders from education, government, industry, and non-profits to explore ways of developing a skilled cybersecurity workforce ready to meet the challenges of the future.

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PAST EVENTS

The 2022 NICE Conference & Expo took place June 6-8, 2022 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia. Themed Demystifying Cybersecurity: Integrated Approaches to Developing Career Pathways, the conference brought together community members and thought leaders from education, government, industry, and non-profits to explore ways of developing a skilled cybersecurity workforce ready to meet the challenges of the future.

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A Team Approach to Solving the National Cybersecurity Workforce Crisis, a pre-conference event to the NICE Conference at the Georgia Cyber Center, took place April 14, 2022 from 3:30 – 6:00 pm.  The panel had experts from the public and private industry, large and small, to discuss the cybersecurity workforce crisis and a plan to minimize and, in time, eliminate the crisis. Panelists discussed the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed in the cybersecurity workforce today and in the future. 

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The NICE Symposium: A Coordinated Approach to Supply Chain Risks was a half-day virtual symposium which served as a precursor to the annual NICE Conference in June 2022.

In light of dramatic events and emerging risks, experts discussed the role of the cybersecurity workforce and the need for a coordinated response to strengthen the supply chain.

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RICET, or the Regional Initiative for Cybersecurity Education and Training, was a collaborative effort to build and strengthen a foundation in cybersecurity education, training, and workforce for the Americas. This event provided an opportunity for community members and thought leaders from education, government, industry, and non-profits to explore ways of developing a curriculum for the current and future cybersecurity workforce. This event was hosted by Florida International University and the Organization of American States in cooperation with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education.

The inaugural RICET Conference took place virtually on Tuesday, September 14th from 12 – 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

#RICET2021 was free and open to the public.

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